“We will continue to invest in the team to ensure we have a first-class squad of the world’s greatest players, coaches and support staff, in the men’s and women’s games.
“And we hope to continue to invest in the academy to provide opportunity for talented youngsters to develop into first class players.”
Ratcliffe’s bid involves $1.75 billion being invested over ten years, with a further $2.5 billion going to charitable trust to help victims of the war.
When questioned in Imola on his role in the Broughton bid, Hamilton – an Arsenal fan – said he was initially approached to become involved, and that he wanted to help have a worthwhile impact on the sport and the club.
“We haven’t won it yet,” he said. “But if we do, there’s lots of opportunity to get involved more and more over time, which is super exciting and particularly beyond racing, of wanting to help with the success they’ve already had and help it be even more successful.
“The part that we’re very aligned in is DnI [diversity and inclusion] and what they’ve already done there. You’ve seen, in that sport, there is still a lot of work to be done to being more diverse and more inclusive.”